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. >> reporter: just moments ago, one of the hostages wanted us to read a statement. quote, first of all, i want to thank the montgomery county police and all the agencies for helping to ensure the safety of all my colleagues at the discovery county communications and for helping get me and my colleagues out safely. i especially want to thank discovery for their support. at this time because the criminal investigation is still ongoing, i will have no further comments regarding the events of this afternoon, but i thank you all for your concern during these heroing hours. the statement from jim mcnatty put out by discovery communications. their moment did not end the moment they were free. they were brought to the silver county spring police station after their ordeal. >> we want the opportunity to talk to them and find out what they know, what happened, and what can they tell us. >> reporter: discovery executives met with the hostages here but said little. >> how are your guys. >> everyone's great. we're thankful. everyone's great, really, truly. >> will you let us talk to them? we're interested
building in the 300-block of 56th street. frankly they don't want us to see what is going on. at about 9:00 tonight, they got a call for a disturbed man. went to this apartment building, knocked on the door, we're told. the result of that knock they heard something inside that led them to believe the person inside that apartment was either going to harm himself or someone else. simultaneously, they began to see smoke coming from within that apartment and began to permeate the apartment building. immediately the other people in that apartment building and frankly we don't know how big the apartment building is because we can't get that close, everyone in that apartment buildings has been evacuated. the presumption now is that person is barricaded in his own apartment with no hostages. that is the working pre sums although we don't -- pre assumption although we don't know that for certain. the best guess now is that fire is apparently gone out because dc fire says it has not yet extinguished the fire. in the woods between 56th street and 56th place, we have been able to see dc special oper
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